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Call for Applications:PHDL International Student Fellowships

The Public Health Dynamics Lab (PHDL) is requesting applications for an International Student Fellowship Award that provides $5,000 to a Pitt Public Health graduate student. 

CHE Faculty Collaborating with Community Mini-Grant

The Center for Health Equity (CHE) is accepting applications through February 23, 2015, for its Faculty Collaborating with Community Mini-Grant.  

Funding Opportunity with American Diabetes Association Pathway Program

The University of Pittsburgh may nominate one investigator for the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Pathway Program.  

Funding Opportunities with The National Institutes of Health

2015 NIH Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program.  

Pitt Effort Seeks to Combat ‘Sitting Disease,’ Diabetes with $3M NIH Grant

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers are flipping conventional thought on its head regarding how to improve the health of sedentary people at risk for diabetes and heart disease in a new study designed to combat a condition popularly called “sitting disease.” 

Congratulations Brian Washburn!

The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that MHA candidate Brian Washburn has just accepted a Business Consulting Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. 

Summer Internships with State and County Health Departments

Apply for opportunities to one or both departments in a single application by January 23 at www.publichealth.pitt.edu/pio.  

Bridging the Gaps Internship, Summer 2015

Impact underserved communities while learning about at-risk populations through experiential learning. Apply at www.publichealth.pitt.edu/bridgingthegaps by February 11.  

AWPH: Looking for Executive Board Members

The Association of Women in Public Health is looking for new board members for the 2015-2016 school year! Email awph@pitt.edu if interested in this leadership opportunity! 

Congratulations Alexandra Dulin!

Alexandra Dulin received the Asian Studies Center scholarship, she is doing public health research in Asia. Alex plans to conduct research on Thailand’s health system this summer. 

Pittsburgh: The coolest american city you haven’t been to

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Huffington Post - Infused with an authentic, indie-spirited vibrancy you don’t see much in cities anymore. In this era of homogenized cities, Pittsburgh is a breath of fresh air. It embraces its industrial past while simultaneously wrapping its strong arms around progressive green developments, an enlightened foodie reputation, and its birthright as one of America’s quirkiest cities. Here are eight reasons to check out Pittsburgh now: 

Landmark Trial Shows Early Blood Glucose Control Extends Lifespan in People with Type 1 Diabetes

People with type 1 diabetes who intensively control their blood glucose soon after diagnosis are likely to live longer than those who do not, a recent report led by a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health investigator revealed. 

Join PA SOPHE for $15 in 2015

PA SOPHE is a professional association made up of a diverse membership of health education professionals and students that are working, living, or attending school in Pennsylvania. 

Coupling Head and Neck Cancer Screening and Lung Cancer Scans Could Improve Early Detection, Survival

Adding head and neck cancer screenings to recommended lung cancer screenings would likely improve early detection and survival, according to a multidisciplinary team led by scientists affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), a partner with UPMC CancerCenter. 

Fellowship on Death and Dying (Jewish Healthcare Foundation)

The deadline for graduate students to apply for the Jewish Healthcare Foundation’s Fellowship on "Death and Dying: the Elephant in the Room" has been extended to 1/15/15. 

Fellowship on Death and Dying (Jewish Healthcare Foundation)

The deadline for graduate students to apply for the Jewish Healthcare Foundation’s Fellowship on "Death and Dying: the Elephant in the Room" has been extended to 1/15/15. 

Patricia Maryland (HPM '82)

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Alumna Patricia Maryland is president of health care operations and COO of Ascension Health, the largest nonprofit health care system in the country that bases its reputation for innovation on a spiritual mission to serve all, especially the poor and vulnerable. 

Diane Peterson (HPM '75)

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Diane Peterson, a member of Pitt Public Health’s Board of Visitors, recognizes the positive impact that her education in health administration has had on her career. Thanks to the Surma match, her gift will be valued at $50,000, giving her the opportunity to name a classroom in the renovated building. "I am proud to be an alumna of Pitt Public Health and to support the School as it grows. In order to recruit and retain outstanding faculty an... 

Win a Starbucks Gift Card! Tell Us About Your Honors

Students: provide information on awards or honors received in 2014 at www.surveymonkey.com/s/honorsconvo by December 15 and be entered to win one of two gift cards! 

Run for SGA Office!

SGA will soon hold elections for all officer positions. If you're interested in running, e-mail pph.sga@gmail.com before January 26 and describe why you should be elected.   

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O'Neal Summons Satan for Starring Role 

O'Neal Summons Satan for Starring Role

PITTWIRE - Pitt Public Health staff member Scott O'Neal recently took center stage to sing the title role in the world premiere of "Satan's Fall," composed by Steward Copeland, founder of the iconic New Wave band The Police. The metal opera, based on "Paradise Lost", was co-commissioned by the Mend... (02/24/2020)
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Parker elected Hastings Center fellow 

Parker elected Hastings Center fellow

PITTWIRE - HUGEN's Lisa Parker was recently elected fellow to The Hastings Center, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of research scholars studying ethical questions in medicine, science and technology that help inform policy, practice and public understanding. Parker, along with Robert Arnold o... (02/05/2020)
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Sabik sees decline in late stage cancer diagnoses after health reform law 

Sabik sees decline in late stage cancer diagnoses after health reform law

PITT WIRE - Advanced stage cancer diagnoses declined following health insurance expansion in Massachusetts, likely due to increased access to screening and diagnostic services that identified cancers earlier, according to new research led by health economists including HPM's Lindsay Sabik. “Colorec... (01/28/2020)


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El Khoudary finds heart disease risk grows as women move through menopause 

El Khoudary finds heart disease risk grows as women move through menopause

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - A marker for heart disease risk considerably worsens as women transition through menopause. Black women experience this accelerated decline earlier in menopause than their white counterparts. According EPI's Samar El Khoudary, the findings add to growing evidence that menopaus... (02/10/2020)
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Sabik finds decline in advanced stage cancer diagnoses following health reform law 

Sabik finds decline in advanced stage cancer diagnoses following health reform law

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Advanced stage cancer diagnoses declined following health insurance expansion in Massachusetts, likely due to increased access to screening and diagnostic services that identified cancers earlier, according to new research led by health economists including HPM's Lindsay Sabik... (02/04/2020)
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Miller's research proves program effective in preventing dating violence with middle school students 

Miller's research proves program effective in preventing dating violence with middle school students

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Coaching Boys Into Men, a program that seeks to prevent dating violence and sexual assault, reduces abusive behaviors among middle school male athletes toward their female peers, according to clinical trial results published in JAMA Pediatrics. The trial, examining the short- ... (01/28/2020)